The tilt table test was actually very mild and not much of a problem. They did not tilt me every which way like I thought they would do. They had told me to skip lunch and eat a light breakfast. I thought that meant I might throw up. Taking me from horizontal to vertical while monitoring my heart and BP with wires all over my chest was all the tilting they did. I had no problem when that was done but some people do and pass out or throw up. Then they injected me with a sort of adrenaline substance. My heart beat very fast but never more than 90 beats per minute. Then when they tilted me again I almost lost consciousness and failed to answer a couple of the ladies questions. I was OK after a few seconds. I was quite dizzy at that time. The cardiologist said the test showed nothing that would explain my problem. This test was the last resort to find the cause of my dizziness and occasional near blacking out when rising abruptly or looking up suddenly at the ceiling. Vertigo was also ruled out. I have been through so many tests over the last four months. The process of elimination has not produced the solution. I have no problem whild sleeping or sitting so I can drive a car. I still have to see my neurologist on the 29th of this month for the results of my MRI of my chest (possible narrowing of arteries) and my EEG (brain activity) but the people running those tests said they saw nothing abnormal. I guess I am just destined to live with this for the rest of my days. That is OK as long as it doesn't get consistently worse.
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